A Crafty Weekend
3 daysJoin us for a day of crafting, master some traditional skills whilst learning about the various techniques used to create some stunning take home pieces. A fun and informal workshop will be performed by experienced and qualified instructors. Enjoy the surroundings of the 4 Star Alexandra House Hotel Set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds, boasts impressive leisure facilities and comfortable rooms. The superb health and leisure club offers an indoor swimming pool, a gym, an all-weather tennis court, a sauna and a steam room. Relax in the games bar, with pool tables and satellite TV.
PRICE FROM ? £279 per person
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Your ItineraryDay 1 - From your chosen joining point your feeder vehicle will take you to your designated interchange point where your holiday begins. After joining your holiday coach, travel to Oxford where time will be allowed for lunch and sightseeing. Onward to your base for the next 2 nights near Swindon. Breakfast & Dinner included.
Day 2 - Full day crafting. There will be a morning and afternoon session with tea/coffee provided in both workshops. Lunch is not included but available in the hotel.
Decoupage: An eye-catching technique made simple - in this workshop you will learn how to decoupage a keepsake box frame - which can be made from your own photographs or materials supplied. There will be a huge variety of materials available to inspire your creative mind and find a style to suit you; beads, gems, trinkets, felt, fabric and printed papers and these can all be added to your frame to make it especially personal. This keepsake box frame is an ideal place to store all your precious memories or make for a friend.
Hand Patchwork & Quilting Techniques: Master some traditional skills whilst learning about the various techniques quilters' use to create some stunning pieces. Try out some of the tools of the trade, including, quilting needles, quilters' pins, patterns and transfer pencils, hoops and batting. Make a sampler of hexagon patchwork or panel of quilting patterns. Then use your new found skills and start your own projects!
Day 3 - Returning home today breaking the journey in Benson with time for refreshments by the river. Onto interchange and your home- towns mid-evening. Back to top
AccommodationALEXANDRA HOTEL, NR. SWINDON - 4 STAR
Alexandra House is a modern, stylish hotel which is conveniently located and easily accessible, four miles from Swindon, just minutes from the M4, and on the edge of the beautiful Cotswolds. Set in acres of green far-reaching grounds and the restaurant offers an ever-changing menu consisting of local and seasonal dishes in a modern setting, where you can sit back and relax. Whilst upstairs their collection of 152 contemporary and comfortable bedrooms are thoughtfully furnished, these classic rooms with modern amenities make for an ideal base your stay in Wiltshire. Back to top